Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 929   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proefbrouwerij in Lochristi, Belgium. Known as Monk’s Brew in the U.S.
Ingredients : Water, malts (pils and pale), candy syrup, brown sugar, hops (northern brewer, hallertauer and styrian goldings) and ale yeast
Monk’s Elixir is a heavy dark Belgian ale inspired by the Trappist monasteries of Rochefort and Westvleteren. The beer style, characterized by its high content of alcohol, distinguishes itself by its dominant yeast character, delicious malt background and balanced hop notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (339) - Soria, SPAIN - JUN 26, 2015
Vierte castaño oscuro con media corona de espuma que perdura, aromas a caramelo, frutos rojos, licor y uvas pasas; en boca entrada potente con ligero amargor y final dulce, el alcohol se aprecia al paso por garganta , buen cuerpo y carbónico medio, pos gusto largo, licoroso, maltoso y dulce, pero sin resultar empalagoso, cerveza equilibrada y estilo bien conseguido

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
artiredbirds (453) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUN 25, 2015
Поражае& разрыво& вкуса в конце и самой герцоги& сушенос& в послевк&

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (4783) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2015
Virtually black. Aroma and flavour are plentiful with sugary dried fruits. Certainly very rich and sweet and reminiscent of strong, dark Trappist ales. Sweetness perhaps a bit too high.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (3789) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to richthevillan. Brown beer with medium head. Aroma of toffee, yeast and spice. Taste is stewed malts, toffee, spice and sweet malts. Very good, could do with more body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (5822) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy chestnut brown pour with a frothy beige head, aroma has dark fruits along with some sweet caramel, taste has some yeasty action along with dark fruits, quite thin mouthfeel, candied fruits, some Xmas spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (9172) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Tap at El Bait Shop. Very deep maroon pour with a soapy head. Rich quad aroma and taste - dark fruit and yeast. Brown sugar. I feel like I’m picking up a hint of wood but I’m not sure that I’m supposed to.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (5385) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Aroma is burnt caramel, malts and very slightly cloying sweetness. The flavor is malts, fruit/berries, slight Belgian yeast and a mildly sweet/tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (10681) - Illinois, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Draft. Brown pour, a sticky sweet quad, some dark fruits and spice, pretty typical.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergaard (266) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2015
Ligh redish brown color, nice sticky head. Very sweet beer, a bit to sweet for me, but nonetheless it has some quite interesting frutiy notes - It has kind of a raspberry sensation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnstledger8 (593) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 21, 2015
Draught. Pours dark ruby red with a mostly lasting beige head. Aroma of liquorice, chocolate, vanilla, sherry, dark fruits, cherries. Taste is of caramel, fig, vanilla, forest fruits. Light to medium carbonation, sticky oily texture. Lovely.

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